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Commission Members


Clint Lewis

Ludell Coffey

Executive Committee Members
Margot Seay, East Tennessee Representative
Bill Gentner, Middle Tennessee Representative
Dr. Rose Rubin, West Tennessee Representative

Commission Members

Rita Baumgartner

Judy Bowers

Daryll McGuire
Joyce Paggeot


*Pending appointments: Upper East Tennessee Representative, Upper Cumberland Representative, and Southeast Tennessee Region Representative

Governor's Staff Appointee
Beth Tipps

Commissioners of State Government Departments and Agencies

Commissioner John Dreyzehner, (Sally Pitt) Department of Health

Deputy Commissioner Darin Gordon, (Patti Killingsworth) TennCare Bureau

Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder , (Wendell Cheek) Department of Veterans Affairs

Commissioner Dr. Raquel Hatter, (Renee Bouchillon) Department of Human Services

Commissioner Debra Payne, (Karen Wills) Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Commissioner E. Douglas Varney, (Dennis Temple) Department of Mental Health
Executive Director Wanda Willis, (Lynette Porter) TN Council on Developmental Disabilities

Members of Tennessee General Assembly
The Honorable Ken Yager

House of Representatives
Representative Mary Littleton


*The Commission members are the policy setting board for the Commission on Aging and Disability. Click here for more information about the Commission.

Last updated 11/12/14.